Mother Reach London & Middlesex

Promoting caring within the home and community

Mother Reach London and Middlesex promotes a caring community to educate, treat and support women and their families who are at risk for, or are coping with, a perinatal mood or anxiety disorder.

The Mother Reach coalition is made up of a team of community members and professionals in London and Middlesex County whose purpose is to provide:

  • Public/professional awareness of perinatal mood & anxiety disorders
  • Improved access to services
  • Dissemination of information and resources to all prenatal and postpartum women, their families and caregivers

Chair: Leo Desjardins, Vanier Children's Services. lesjard [at] vanier [dot] com

Community Events Coordinator: Jill Ritchie, Babeeze in Arms Doula Centre. jill [at] babeezeinarms [dot] com

Resource Coordinator: Linda Alder, Middlesex-London Health Unit. linda [dot] alder [at] mlhu [dot] on [dot] ca

HOPE line and Helpformom website Coordinator: Sarah Parkinson, London Health Sciences Centre. sarah [dot] parkinson [at] lhsc [dot] on [dot] ca   sarah.

The agencies involved in the Mother Reach Coalition include the following:

Call 519-672-HOPE (4673) for more information or support.